Research Areas
Photonic Materials
Cubic Phase GaN
Integrated Photonics
Thermal Engineering
Device Fabrication

Welcome to ICORLAB


Innovative COmpound semiconductoR LABoratory is led by Can Bayram in the ECE ILLINOIS. We are physically located in the Nick Holonyak, Jr Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory.

ECE ILLINOIS is home to legendary research. ICORLAB is standing on the shoulders of emeritus faculty Joseph Tykociner (the inventor of sound on film), John Bardeen (co-inventor of transistor), Nick Holonyak (the father of LEDs) and alumni Jack Kilby (the inventor of integrated circuit), Chih-Tang Sah (co-inventor of CMOS), and Alfred Cho (the father of molecular beam epitaxy).

We are exploring novel III-V materials and hetero-structures so as to enable energy-efficient and scalable photonic and electronic devices as solutions to the grand challenges in energy, communication, and health.

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News from ICORLAB


Dicky joins Aerospace Corporation

Dicky defended his doctoral thesis on March 30th, 11:00 am. Dicky will be responsible of exploring reliability of GaN electronics […]